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Data available:
 
Limited
Data last updated:
October 2012

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emerginC relief hand cream

EWG scientists reviewed emerginC relief hand cream for safety according to the methodology outlined in our Skin Deep Cosmetics Database. We assess the ingredients listed on the labels of personal care products based on data in toxicity and regulatory databases, government and health agency assessments and the open scientific literature. EWG's rating for emerginC relief hand cream is 2.
Ingredient Concerns:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
Use restrictions
 
 

Ingredient Concerns

Ingredient Concerns Score
TRIETHANOLAMINEAllergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (NITROSAMINES-in the presence of nitrosating agents), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
POLYSORBATE-80Contamination concerns (ETHYLENE OXIDE, 1,4-DIOXANE), Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Fair
TOCOPHERYL ACETATECancer, Ecotoxicology, Allergies/immunotoxicity, Contamination concerns (HYDROQUINONE)
Data: Fair
CITRUS MEDICA LIMONUM (LEMON) EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Limited
SODIUM BENZOATEData gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive), Use restrictions
Data: Fair
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) EXTRACTUse restrictions
Data: Fair
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER OIL
CALENDULA OFFICINALS FLOWER OIL
Multiple, additive exposure sources
Data: Limited
CETYL ALCOHOLEcotoxicology, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
Data: Limited
STEARIC ACIDEcotoxicology
Data: Fair
ALOE BARBADENSIS (ALOE VERA) LEAF EXTRACT
ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT
Data gaps, Use restrictions
Data: Limited
GINKGO BILOBA (MAIDENHAIR TREE) LEAF EXTRACT
GINGKO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Fair
CALENDULA OFFICINALIS (POT MARIGOLD) FLOWER EXTRACT
CALENDULA OFFICINALS FLOWER EXTRACT
None Identified
Data: Limited
MAGNESIUM ASCORBYL PHOSPHATEData gaps
Data: Limited
GLUCONOLACTONENone Identified
Data: Limited
ISOPROPYL PALMITATENone Identified
Data: Fair
PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) OILNone Identified
Data: Limited
CARBOMERNone Identified
Data: Fair
WATERInnocuous
Data: Robust


About the ratings

EWG provides information on personal care product ingredients from the published scientific literature, to supplement incomplete data available from companies and the government. The ratings below indicate the relative level of concern posed by exposure to the ingredients in this product - not the product itself - compared to other product formulations. The ratings reflect potential health hazards but do not account for the level of exposure or individual susceptibility, factors which determine actual health risks, if any. Learn more | Legal Disclaimer